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Filed Under:Australia / Sydney
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Archived Since:August 30, 2011

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Top 10 Sydney Cheap Eats for Tourists

It's easy to be distracted by the spectacle of the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the golden sands of Bondi Beach, but we all know that the lifeblood of any city is in its food. But how do you eat the best of Sydney on a whirlwind schedule? I first compiled this resource in 2009, but a lot can happen in six years in the restaurant world. Show More Summary

Biota Dining, Bowral

A kangaroo skin is the last thing you'd expect to find keeping your bread roll warm, but Biota Dining isn't like most other restaurants. The majority of the produce on the menu is grown in their own kitchen garden or sourced from local suppliers around Bowral. Show More Summary

Danjee, Sydney

I bet you've walked past Danjee hundred of times and never even known it. Just like it's sister restaurant Madang, Danjee is hidden down an alleyway off a busy pedestrian thoroughfare in the city. You know that narrow alley between George...Show More Summary

The Searzall blowtorch and a recipe for kuih bahulu

Fire + food. It's guaranteed to draw a crowd. We flock into Pig Flyin's kitchen when we hear our lunch is on fire. This isn't an ordinary blowtorch. Pig Flyin' is using his latest toy, a Searzall. It looks more like a souped up flame thrower. Show More Summary

Hawker Malaysian Street Food, Sydney

It's big. It's bright. It's Hawker. Behind it is Mamak, the Chinatown success story that spawned outlets in both Chatswood and Melbourne with the same signature queues night after night. Now Mamak has opened Hawker, taking up residence where Kofoo Korean Food used to be near the corner of Liverpool and Sussex. Show More Summary

Vic's Meat Market at the Sydney Fish Market, Pyrmont

Meat. It's the one thing that's been missing from the Sydney Fish Market. Until now. The new Vic's Meat Market set-up is all set for carnivores, combining butchery and American smokehouse in a one-stop-shop. It's the latest venture by...Show More Summary

2014: The Year I Ate Everything

It's not until you look back on a year's worth of posts, that you realise exactly how well you've eaten. 2014 was a pretty massive year for Grab Your Fork. It was the year I celebrated ten years of blogging - crazy, I know! - and where...Show More Summary

Stomachs Eleven Christmas dinner 2014

"Omigod what is that?" It's hard to miss the giant pastry centrepiece on the dining room table when we arrive at the home of Mr and Mrs Pig Flyin'.  Pressed into the top are pastry decorations of Christmas trees with tinsel and doves mid-flight. Show More Summary

Brewtown Newtown

Move over cronuts. The cruffin is in town. Cruffin? That's a croissant crossed with a muffin, the latest baking hybrid to hit the counter at Brewtown, Newtown. Kees van der Westen espresso machine Since opening a year ago, Brewtown Newtown has cemented itself as a local favourite. Show More Summary

Mister Gee Burger Truck, Burwood and Knafeh, North Strathfield

There's a new wave of food trucks trundling around Sydney and I'm excited. And hungry. This next generation are focussed on doing one or two things only. And doing them well. Sydneysiders can't get enough of them. Take Mister Gee Burger Truck. Show More Summary

Mary's, Newtown

Who said cocktails can't come with a slice of grilled cheese and bacon? It makes perfect sense on a Bloody Mary, the spicy tomato protected by a lid of melting cheese. This bad boy comes to you from the crew at Mary's, Newtown- homeShow More Summary

E-San Saap, Sydney

Giant som tum? You got it. It's called som tum taad, a massive tray (taad) that's piled up high with som tum green papaya salad and all the fixings. At E-San Saap in the heart of Sydney's Thaitown, that means noodles, pickles, vegetables, curls of pork crackling and fried chicken. Show More Summary

Nom, Darlinghurst

"You can eat the food by itself but it is more delicious with sake." Our Japanese waitress bobs her head as she says the word "more". It's hard not to be won over. It's the clincher in a charm assault that starts before you've even stepped foot inside Nom. Show More Summary

Madera Kafe, Warwick Farm

Serbian food is friends with everyone, shaped by influences from Hungary, Turkey, Austria and the Mediterranean. We’re talking everything from cevapi to schnitzel to sopska salad. They’ve got it all at Madera Kafe, a Serbian restaurant...Show More Summary

The Black Groodle, Ultimo

There's a huge art to a really good salad. Who gets excited by vegetables when there's fried chicken to be had? Even Homer and Bart Simpson declared "you don't win friends with salad". That's where The Black Groodle steps in, a new addition...Show More Summary

4Fourteen, Surry Hills

Y'all know my love of offal. If you're going to eat meat, I say, you really should eat the whole damn thing. That's how I ended up at 4Fourteen for my recent birthday dinner, bypassing their Collective Menu for the Odd Bits option. It's...Show More Summary

Great Aunty Three, Surry Hills

How do you make a banh mi even better? Add pork crackling, I say. They roast their pork belly low and slow at the new Great Aunty Three in Surry Hills, cooked overnight in temperature-controlled ovens and then cranked up in the morning...Show More Summary

Sydney Food Bloggers Christmas Picnic 2014

Last year we endured a thunderstorm. This year our food bloggers' Christmas picnic took place on one of the hottest November days ever seen. The mercury hit 36C on Sunday but that didn't stop 74 Sydney food bloggers congregating at Bicentennial...Show More Summary

Sokyo at The Star sushi omakase, Pyrmont

Omakase. In Japanese it means "I leave it to you". It's also one of the best ways to spend your night at Sokyo with sushi chef Takashi Sano. Forget about the menu. Just park yourself at the sushi counter and let the Sano show begin. Sushi...Show More Summary

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